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3 police officers among four dead after banditry attack

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3 police officers among four dead after banditry attack


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Seven killed after militia storms Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County (Photos)

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Seven killed after militia storms Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County (Photos)


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Uganda apologises to Kenya over killings

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Uganda apologises to Kenya over killings


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West Pokot leaders want those behind clashes apprehended

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West Pokot leaders want those behind clashes apprehended


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Send in more security agents to fight banditry in Turkana, leaders urge state

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Send in more security agents to fight banditry in Turkana, leaders urge state


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Court told how police imposter Waiganjo influenced transfers and duties

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Court told how police imposter Waiganjo influenced transfers and duties


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Governor’s bodyguard loses firearm after overnight romp in hotel

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  • Seven killed after militia storms Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County (Photos)
    Seven killed after militia storms Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County (Photos)

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Lokichogio AIC Secondary School has been attacked by suspected militia believed to be from South Sudan. About six students lost their lives with one security guard in the Saturday morning incident. Reports also indicated that some girls were raped. Those with minor injuries received treatment from Lopiding Hospital in Lokichiogio while others with serious injuries were referred to Lodwar Referal Hospital
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    Categories: Education |  Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Wars |  Militia |  Schools |  Secondary Schools |  Students | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Turkana | 

Security

  • Send in more security agents to fight banditry in Turkana, leaders urge state
    Send in more security agents to fight banditry in Turkana, leaders urge state

    , the-star.co.ke

    Turkana leaders have asked the government to conduct a fresh security operation along the border with West Pokot and Baringo East, following the resurgence of banditry. Four people were killed last week, including a Kenya Police Reservist, area chief Henry Ejore, Alfred Lokori and Lochokon Naucher. Leaders say crime is escalating and they fear that banditry may disrupt voter registration and other preparations for the August 8 general election. “Our
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Security |  Security Agencies | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Turkana |  West Pokot |  Baringo | 

Wars

  • Seven killed after militia storms Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County (Photos)
    Seven killed after militia storms Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County (Photos)

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Lokichogio AIC Secondary School has been attacked by suspected militia believed to be from South Sudan. About six students lost their lives with one security guard in the Saturday morning incident. Reports also indicated that some girls were raped. Those with minor injuries received treatment from Lopiding Hospital in Lokichiogio while others with serious injuries were referred to Lodwar Referal Hospital
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    Categories: Education |  Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Wars |  Militia |  Schools |  Secondary Schools |  Students | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Turkana | 

Police

Judiciary

  • Pokot leaders want bandits causing mayhem jailed for life
    Pokot leaders want bandits causing mayhem jailed for life

    , nation.co.ke

    Leaders from the Rift Valley have petitioned the government jail for life criminals harassing residents of wreaking havoc in West Pokot, Elgeyo Marakwet, Baringo and Turkana counties. The leaders asked the Judiciary to detain the bandits instead of releasing them on bond one they are arraigned in court. Led by West Pokot Governor Simon Kachapin and Pokot South MP David Pkosing, the leaders condemned insecurity being experienced in the region.
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Judiciary |  Imprisonment | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Turkana |  West Pokot |  Elgeyo-Marakwet |  Baringo | 

Crimes

  • Uganda apologises to Kenya over killings
    Uganda apologises to Kenya over killings

    , newvision.co.ug

    Josephat Nanok, Turkana County governor and John Byabagambi, Minister for Karamoja affairs during the cross border meeting in Moroto. Photo by Olandason Wanyama The Minister for Karamoja Affairs John Byabagambi has asked for forgiveness from the families of Turkana victims killed in Kaabong district last week. The three victims were murdered in cold blood by suspected Dodoth criminals. So far one of as been arrested and is in
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Crimes |  Murder Crimes | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Turkana |  Uganda | 

Arms

  • Governor Nanok says illegal firearms impede peace in Turkana
    Governor Nanok says illegal firearms impede peace in Turkana

    , nation.co.ke

    Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok has said his government will work closely with Ugandan, South Sudanese and Ethiopian authorities to curb the proliferation of illegal firearms across the porous borders so as to boost peace efforts. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the Lochwa Catholic Church in Turkana South Sub-County on Sunday, Mr Nanok said illegal guns were to blame for insecurity along the borders. “Through regional meetings with our counterparts
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Wars |  Arms |  Firearms |  Illegal firearms | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  HOA |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Turkana |  Turkana South | 

Police Officers

  • Court told how police imposter Waiganjo influenced transfers and duties
    Court told how police imposter Waiganjo influenced transfers and duties

    , nairobinews.co.ke

    By ERIC MATARA and VALENTINE ADISA Joshua Waiganjo, who was jailed for impersonating a police officer, wielded power and influence, a Nakuru court heard. On the second day of the hearing, the court was treated to shocking details of how Waiganjo influenced transfers and duties within the police service without detection. A junior policeman told the court that he was transferred to Kakuma refugee camp in Turkana County after he
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